Comprehensive Textbook of Echocardiography, 2nd Edition

Navin C Nanda

Salient Features

  • This book is probably the largest book on Echocardiography till date
  • Covers all aspects of echocardiography and cardiovascular ultrasound in a comprehensive manner
  • Written by over 150 internationally renowned experts in the field of echocardiography from all over the world
  • Supplemented by a huge number of illustrations (4,361) and over 1,800 movie clips
  • Written in clear, coherent and easy-to-grasp language
  • This edition has been updated to cover all recent advances in Echocardiography.

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1: History of Echocardiography
Chapter 2: Early Cardiac Flow Doppler Era: A Key for a New Clinical Understanding of Cardiology
Chapter 3: Basics of Ultrasound
Chapter 4: Doppler Echocardiography: Methodology, Application and Pitfalls
Chapter 5: Basics of 3D Ultrasound
Chapter 6: Speckle Tracking Acquisition: Basics and Practical Tips
Chapter 7: Instrumentation for Transesophageal Echocardiography Including New Technology
Chapter 8: M-Mode Examination
Chapter 9: The Complete Transthoracic Echocardiography
Chapter 10: The Standard Transthoracic Examination: A Different Perspective
Chapter 11: Nonstandard Echocardiographic Examination
Chapter 12: Technique and Applications of Continuous Transthoracic Cardiac Imaging
Chapter 13: The Basics of Performing Three-Dimensional Echocardiography
Chapter 14: How to do Three-Dimensional Transthoracic Echocardiography Examination?
Chapter 15: Point-of-Care Diagnosis with Ultrasound Stethoscopy
Chapter 16: Spectral Doppler of the Hepatic Veins
Chapter 17: Spectral Doppler of the Pulmonary Veins
Chapter 18: Tissue Doppler Imaging
Chapter 19: Speckle Tracking Echocardiography: Clinical Usefulness
Chapter 20: Echocardiographic Assessment of Global and Segmental Function Using Velocity Vector Imaging
Chapter 21: Contrast Echocardiography
Chapter 22: Myocardial Perfusion Echocardiography
Chapter 23: Endothelial Dysfunction
Chapter 24: How to do a Two-Dimensional Transesophageal Examination?
Chapter 25: Upper Transesophageal and Transpharyngeal Examination
Chapter 26: How to Perform a Three-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiogram?
Chapter 27: Three-Dimensional Examination to Evaluate Valvular Heart Disease: The Value of an Added Dimension
Chapter 28: Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Guidance of Percutaneous Procedures
Chapter 29: Three-Dimensional Echocardiography in the Operating Room
Chapter 30: Epiaortic Ultrasonography
Chapter 31: Intracardiac Echocardiography
Chapter 32: Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging
Chapter 33: Peripheral Vascular Ultrasound
Chapter 34: Advanced Noninvasive Quantification Techniques in Echocardiography
Chapter 35: Artifacts in Echocardiography
Chapter 36: Echocardiography Training
Chapter 37: Echocardiography in Acute Rheumatic Fever and Chronic Rheumatic Heart Disease
Chapter 38: Echocardiographic Assessment of Mitral Valve Diseases
Chapter 39: Mitral Regurgitation
Chapter 40: Aortic Stenosis
Chapter 41: Low-Gradient, Severe Aortic Stenosis with Depressed and Preserved Ejection Fraction
Chapter 42: Aortic Regurgitation
Chapter 43: Echocardiographic Evaluation of Aortic Disease
Chapter 44: Transesophageal Echocardiography in the Diagnosis of Aortic Disease
Chapter 45: Echocardiographic Examination of the Tricuspid Valve
Chapter 46: Echocardiographic Assessment of Pulmonary Valve
Chapter 47: Echocardiography in Infective Endocarditis
Chapter 48: Role of Echocardiography in Pulmonary Hypertension
Chapter 49: Echocardiographic Assessment of Prosthetic Valves
Chapter 50: Three-Dimensional Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiographic Evaluation of Prosthetic Valves
Chapter 51: M-Mode and Two-Dimensional Echocardiographic Assessment of Left Ventricular Systolic Function
Chapter 52: How to Assess Diastolic Function?
Chapter 53: Evaluation of the Right Ventricle
Chapter 54: Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Assessment of Left Ventricular and Right Ventricular Function
Chapter 55: Newer Aspects of Structure/Function to Assess Cardiac Motion
Chapter 56: Echocardiography in Assessment of Complications Related to Permanent Pacemakers and Intracardiac Defibrillators
Chapter 57: Echocardiographic Evaluation of Ventricular Assist Devices
Chapter 58: Echocardiographic Assessment of Left Atrial Function
Chapter 59: Use of Echocardiography to Assess Cardiac Hemodynamics and Guide Therapy
Chapter 60: Echocardiography in Ischemic Heart Disease
Chapter 61: Stress Echocardiography
Chapter 62: Squatting Stress Echocardiography
Chapter 63: Three-Dimensional Stress Echocardiography
Chapter 64: Echocardiographic Assessment of Coronary Arteries: Morphology and Coronary Flow Reserve
Chapter 65: Echocardiography in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Chapter 66: Echocardiographic Assessment of Nonobstructive Cardiomyopathies
Chapter 67: Echocardiographic Differentiation of Ischemic and Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy: Comparison with other Noninvasive Modalities
Chapter 68: Pericardial Disease
Chapter 69: Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Assessment in Pericardial Disorders
Chapter 70: Echocardiographic Assessment of Cardiac Tumors and Masses
Chapter 71: Fetal Cardiac Imaging
Chapter 72: M-Mode and Two-Dimensional Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease
Chapter 73: Real-Time 3D Echocardiography for Quantification of Ventricular Volumes, Mass and Function in Children with Congenital and Acquired Heart Diseases
Chapter 74: Three-Dimensional Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease
Chapter 75: Echocardiography in the Evaluation of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
Chapter 76: Echocardiographic Evaluation for Acquired Heart Diseases in Childhood
Chapter 77: Echocardiography in Systemic Diseases
Chapter 78: Echocardiography in Women
Chapter 79: Echocardiography in the Elderly
Chapter 80: How to do Echo for the Electrophysiologist?
Chapter 81: Echocardiography in Life-Threatening Conditions
Chapter 82: Lung Ultrasound in Cardiology
Chapter 83: The Future of Echocardiography and Ultrasound
Chapter 84: A Primer on Cardiac MRI for the Echocardiographer
Chapter 85: Cardiac CT Imaging